July Open House!

The Makerspace at the CSM Velocity Center is a 1,984 square foot collaborative community work space for making, learning, exploring, and sharing.  It is equipped with a variety of maker equipment including 3D printers/scanners, laser cutters, soldering irons and other additive and subtractive machines for manufacturing. It also includes hardware and software for cyber/gaming, CAD modeling, simulation, app development, robotics, and prototyping.  This space is available for the Navy scientists and industry leaders to interact with students in tech transfer courses and have a place to tinker and conduct unclassified research.  The community can also take advantage of the makerspace in the Velocity Center to tinker and create.

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Memberships for the General Public Coming Soon!

The Makerspace at the CSM Velocity Center at Indian Head is a hub of innovation, learning, and collaboration for academia, the Navy, and the community. Membership will be available to all for public access to our makerspace’s full range of resources and equipment within the next couple of months. Click below to receive notification when monthly memberships become available.



Hours and contact information

The makerspace is now open to College of Southern Maryland affiliated individuals. If you are a student, staff, administration, or faculty of CSM, we invite you to use our makerspace!

Phone: 301-934-4830
Address: 4465 Indian Head Hwy, Indian Head, MD 20640

Current Hours:*
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday
Fridays 8:00am to 1:30PM



 *Hours subject to change. Please view our calendar for specific information. 

Makerspace Member Handbook

Before becoming a member of the makerspace, members must take a safety test and follow our guidelines to ensure a safe environment. Click below to view our current handbook.

 Makerspace Member Handbook


To use the makerspace, you will be required to sign a waiver. 

To view our waiver, click on the following link.



Laser Cutting Reservation

If you are fully trained with the laser cutter, you will be allowed to reserve a laser cutter for 15 minutes at a time, up to a maximum of an hour each day. 

Laser cutting reservation form

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